The Houston Bar Foundation has named Polly Fohn as its new chair, succeeding Susan L. Bickley.

Fohn, a partner in Haynes and Boone, served as a foundation director from 2019 to 2021 and as co-chair of the Fellows Nominating Committee.

Polly Fohn

“I am honored to be a part of an organization that does so much to help low-income residents in the greater Houston area exercise their legal rights,” Fohn said. “The foundation’s mission is more important than ever in these challenging times.”

Greg Heath will serve as treasurer and Jim Hart was appointed vice chair.

Hillary Holmes, Monica Karuturi, Quentin Smith, and Krisina Zuniga will serve as directors from 2021 to 2023. Anna Archer will serve an unexpired term as a director in 2021.

Bickley will continue to serve on the foundation board as immediate past chair. Ex officio members include Bill Kroger and Mindy Davidson.

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